Author Archives: AnnieLaurie

About AnnieLaurie

I love Jesus, my family, my friends, freedom and food.

ALW’s Whole30 Albondigas (Mexican Meatball Soup)

I had never heard of Albondigas until about three weeks ago. We were watching Food Network’s All-Star Academy and one of Bobby’s contestants made Albondigas for the first challenge. I went straight to google to learn more about these Albondigas … Continue reading

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Whole30 Confessions

Today is the halfway point of my second Whole30 and I have a confession to make. I am not pursuing a perfectly compliant Whole30 this time around. Now, the hard-core Whole30 veteran in me HATES admitting this. Because I don’t … Continue reading

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Whole30 Chili Recipe 

So I decided to do another Whole30 in March! I started on March 1 and have  tracked this mostly on Facebook but I decided to post some of my recipes here on my blog to spread the Whole30 recipe love … Continue reading

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The Whole Scoop on My Whole30 – Part 2

I had so many wonderful things to say about my Whole30 that I decided to split the blog post into two parts. Part one was a general Q and A about our experience. This post focuses on the method behind … Continue reading

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The Whole Scoop on my Whole30 – Part 1

My husband and I completed our first Whole30 on January 30 and stuck to it through to the end with no cheats. I documented the experience on Instagram and Facebook by posting a photo and a few reflective observations at … Continue reading

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What Should I Write?

November is the 7 year anniversary of my starting this blog. I’ve talked about it on here before, I was at the After Eve Women’s Conference at my church where I heard Jen Hatmaker and Shauna Niequist speak for the first … Continue reading

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Aslan is on the move

I just love this quote from C.S. Lewis’s “The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe”. It’s probably one of my most favorite literature quotes of all time. There is something so powerful and exciting and hard to really wrap my … Continue reading

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